Year 2019, Volume 13 , Issue 1, Pages 33 - 39 2019-04-29

Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anatomy using hologram models: a retrospective study

Alper Vatansever [1] , Emrah Özcan [2] , İlter Kuş [3] , Deniz Demiryürek [4] , Bahar Keyik [5] , Ömür Karaca Saygılı [6]


Objectives: Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the only synovial joint in head region and is exposed to very strong pressure, especially during chewing. Disorders of this joint are quite common and occur with severe pain. Recent studies focused on the ideal surgical procedures to manage disorders and pathologies of TMJ. The number of studies on prosthesis implantations for the condylar process is also increasing; therefore, the three-dimensional anatomical organization of the TMJ becomes important.

Methods: Computed tomography images of 160 healthy individuals (82 women, 78 men) submitted to the Radiology Department of Bal›kesir University Hospital from 2016 and to the first three months of 2018 were evaluated retrospectively to describe the detailed three-dimensional anatomical organization of this joint. The anterior, posterior and superior articular spaces between the condylar process and the temporal bone were measured. Anteroposterior condyle diameter and condyle height were also evaluated. Data were compared for age and gender.

Results: The mean value of superior articular distance was measured as 2.39 mm, anterior articular distance 1.83 mm, posterior articular distance 1.99 mm and diameter of the condylar process 10.38 mm. Statistical results indicated that there were gender differences among the parameters.

Conclusion: The results of the present study point out to the importance of the gross anatomy of the TMJ and revealed the differences between genders and individuals. These data may guide surgeons for planning the ideal surgical protocols during managing of joint disorders. 

computed tomography; mandibular surgery; radiologic anatomy; temporomandibular joint
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Original Articles
Authors

Author: Alper Vatansever (Primary Author)

Author: Emrah Özcan

Author: İlter Kuş

Author: Deniz Demiryürek

Author: Bahar Keyik

Author: Ömür Karaca Saygılı

Dates

Publication Date : April 29, 2019

Bibtex @research article { anatomy615127, journal = {Anatomy}, issn = {1307-8798}, eissn = {1308-8459}, address = {}, publisher = {Turkish Society of Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy (TSACA)}, year = {2019}, volume = {13}, pages = {33 - 39}, doi = {}, title = {Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anatomy using hologram models: a retrospective study}, key = {cite}, author = {Vatansever, Alper and Özcan, Emrah and Kuş, İlter and Demiryürek, Deniz and Keyik, Bahar and Karaca Saygılı, Ömür} }
APA Vatansever, A , Özcan, E , Kuş, İ , Demiryürek, D , Keyik, B , Karaca Saygılı, Ö . (2019). Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anatomy using hologram models: a retrospective study. Anatomy , 13 (1) , 33-39 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/48567/615127
MLA Vatansever, A , Özcan, E , Kuş, İ , Demiryürek, D , Keyik, B , Karaca Saygılı, Ö . "Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anatomy using hologram models: a retrospective study". Anatomy 13 (2019 ): 33-39 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/48567/615127>
Chicago Vatansever, A , Özcan, E , Kuş, İ , Demiryürek, D , Keyik, B , Karaca Saygılı, Ö . "Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anatomy using hologram models: a retrospective study". Anatomy 13 (2019 ): 33-39
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ISNAD Vatansever, Alper , Özcan, Emrah , Kuş, İlter , Demiryürek, Deniz , Keyik, Bahar , Karaca Saygılı, Ömür . "Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anatomy using hologram models: a retrospective study". Anatomy 13 / 1 (April 2019): 33-39 .
AMA Vatansever A , Özcan E , Kuş İ , Demiryürek D , Keyik B , Karaca Saygılı Ö . Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anatomy using hologram models: a retrospective study. Anatomy. 2019; 13(1): 33-39.
Vancouver Vatansever A , Özcan E , Kuş İ , Demiryürek D , Keyik B , Karaca Saygılı Ö . Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint anatomy using hologram models: a retrospective study. Anatomy. 2019; 13(1): 39-33.